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, who told supporters in boston he gave it his all and insisted washington must come together. >> the nation, as you know, is at a critical point. at a time like this, we can't risk partisan bickering and political posturing. our leaders have to reach across the aisle to do the people's work. >> the romney family has chosen to give back to america through public service, and that is the legacy that we honor and applaud tonight. >> reporter: the president won with slim majorities in key states -- ohio, pennsylvania, wisconsin, iowa, colorado, new hampshire. virginia and nevada weren't called until early this morning after he was declared the projected winner. still outstanding, florida, where at 2:00 a.m. people were still in line voting. and, of course, all of their votes will still have to be counted, not to mention provisional ballots in ohio that we thought might be the deciding factor in this race. we're live this morning in chicago at obama's victory headquarters, i'm tracie potts. back to you. >> tracie, a question for you. we know the president -- the race was called fo
presidential race, mitt romney conceded to the president early this morning. danielle leigh is live in boston with more on that. danielle, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. you can see behind me the ballroom is completely empty. people filed out very quickly after romney made a very brief concession speech. all of that excitement from earlier in the evening just completely fizzled out, really sucked out of this crowd, and they walked out in a quiet disappointment. mitt romney congratulated barack obama on his re-election and expressed his own disappointment. he also called on leaders to work together to address some of the problems facing the nation. >> the nation, as you know, is at a critical point. at a time like this, we can't risk partisan bickering and political posturing. our leaders have to reach across the aisle to do the people's work. and we citizens also have to rise to the occasion. >> reporter: and supporters here of mitt romney hope that happens. they're looking ahead to the future and are hoping that congress can look to the future and try to reach a compromise, particu
. >>> expect delays on metro. on the orange line, buses replace trains. the boston and virginia square stations will be closed. trains will single track between vienna and east falls church. same thing between grover and the red line. work starts tonight at 10:00 and will last through monday. all day on monday. >> yep. >> we're going to check on the midday traffic now. >> what's it looking like out there? >> hey, danella. >> speaking of metro, a crash. so far, no reported delays. as you make your trip, this is along gallows road. in that intersection, approach with caution. delays on 66. a three-mile back up. usual delays around this time. here is what nutley looks like heading to the beltway, 28 miles per hour and the drive will take 21 minutes. american legion bridge, construction continues on the outer loop. stick to the right. it's sluggish. back to you. >> see you in a few. this area is always in the spotlight, even more so today. film crews from the british broadcasting corporation shut down a road and brought a major star to the county. tony tull is live with more. is that actually a mov
is live in massachusetts, south of boston with a look at the conditions there. maria, good morning. >> well, good morning. you can see for yourself the conditions are pretty awful. the winds are anywhere from 40 to 50 miles per hour, at times gusting higher than that. you can see what it's doing to the water. then we have the overwatch along with that push of water. so we've seen a number of coastal flooding report places like nantucket having six inches of water over some spots. just over the last few hours, a buoy off of buzzard's bay, the winds gusted to 67 miles per hour. wind advisories posted all along the new england coast. they'll drop away this afternoon. that is some good news as the winds will start to ease, as the storm pulls away later tonight. still you see that potential for 30 to 40-mile-per-hour wind gusts. no doubt this will lead to some big head aches at boston logan. commuters either greeted with some flooding on the roadways or perhaps in places like worcester, mass, just to our north and west, looking at several inches of snowfall and that could continue the n
without carrying the mid western battleground. he'll return to boston to wait out the results. >> this is more than our moment, it's america's moment. the purpose and optimism. now, we are almost home. one final push and we'll get there. >> now, the president ended last night's event in iowa saying it's out of my hands, now it's in yours. he made an unexpected stop in hyde park. he's got a slight lead. romney campaigners remain confident and insist they are ahead. >> thanks for the update, melissa. >>> well, if the rest of the country votes like dicksville, new hampshire does, we could be in for a long night. they voted at midnight. for the first time in the history of dicksville notch, there was a tie vote. five residents voted for president obama and five voted for mitt romney. >>> vice president biden will join president obama in chicago later today. this morning, he voted in delaware. the vice president waited patiently in line to cast his ballot. he encouraged voters to wait in line for as long as it takes to have their voices heard. >>> paul ryan fulfilled his civic duty
will be limited today between washington, new york, and boston. that's because crews are still repairing the damage caused by sandy. amtrak is telling passengers to make reservations by phone or online to avoid sold out trains and long lines at ticket counters. >>> today montgomery county council president will discuss pepco's response to hurricane sandy. roger verlander will meet with members of the media today at the county building in rockville. thousands lost electricity in the county as trees knocked over power lines after the storm. pepco is receiving generally high praise for its response to sandy, restoring power to everybody only a few days after the storm. >>> 6:06 is your time. 40 degrees. ahead, a tough one for the redskins and something you don't expect to hear from a head coach halfway through the season. [ earnest ] out of the blue one day, we were told to build a 30-foot stage. gathered the guys and we built that 30-foot stage, not knowing what it was for. just days later, all three shifts were told to assemble in the warehouse. a group of people walked out on that stage
to concede after many networks took an hour to call the race. danielle leigh is live in boston with more on that. danielle, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this ballroom cleared out almost immediately after romney conceded the race. thousands of once excited supporters walked out in quiet disappointment, in many ways, the life just sucked out of them. romney appeared for only a few minutes and briefly addressed everyone. he thanked them for their support, congratulated barack obama, and then he discussed his disappointment that he would not be the next u.s. president. >> i so wish, i so wish that i had been able to fulfill your hopes, to lead the country in a different direction, but the nation shows another leader, and so ann and i join with you to earnestly pray for him and for this great nation. thank you and god bless. >> reporter: and another key topic that came out of mitt romney's speech here, he said that leaders need to work together. he called on them to come across the table and address the gridlock in congress. that's something that's going to be a key topic in the n
companies donating water. >>> amtrak service will be limited today between new york, washington, and boston because crews are still repairing the damage caused by sandy. amtrak is telling passengers to make reservations by phone or online to avoid sold out trains or long lines at the ticket counters. >>> meanwhile new york is preparing for tomorrow's election as well. generators on stand by at a warehouse in brooklyn. they'll be shipped out to the new york city board of elections. nearly 60 polling locations across the five boroughs had to be closed or moved because of sandy. >>> later this morning, montgomery county's council president will discuss pepco's response to sandy. he'll meet with members of the media today at the council office building in rockville. thousands were without power in the county following a massive storm. pepco is receiving generally high praise for its response to sandy restoring power to everyone only a few days after the storm. people in garrett county, maryland, are finally digging out after the storm. sandy dumped more than 30 inches of snow in that area. more
the key and political divide remains and in "the columbus dispatch." ohio wins with ohio. the "boston globe" reads "economy kept obama afloat. blocked romney win, and here's a forward thinking headline in "the wisconsin state journal." observers say paul ryan now a front-runner for the 2016 gop nomination. tell me we're not already talking about 2016. >> let the race begin. of course, we're keeping our eye on another big story as well this morning. can you probably see the flags moving pretty briskly behind us. that is a sign of what's to come as nasty weather, a nor'easter bears down on already storm-ravaged parts of this east coast. al is live along the new jersey shore with what we can expect. >> all right. we want to get right to our top story, the election results. nbc's kristen welker had a late night covering president obama's campaign, and she joins us this morning from chicago. kristen, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning to you, savannah. well, president obama is waking up as a two-term president. a lot of people said it wouldn't be possible because of the stagnan
. all these areas in blue and lavender are generally below freezing. boston is at 63. that's another warm spot there in miami. elsewhere, it is a cold start to this november morning. throughout the morning for the next couple of hours, probably till about 9:00 or so, we'll have the rain coming through with the breezes kicking up around 20 miles an hour. we already have about .75 to an inch of rain. not much more on top of what's already falling. by noontime, cloudy, chilly, the rain over. still a northwest wind gusting to 20 miles an hour. still in the 40s. we'll stay in the 40s the rest of the day today, and maybe a little sunshine breaking out. that may be perhaps mid to late afternoon. we'll be back down to near 40 by midnight. and then it will continue to drop all the way to near 30 by dawn rm tomorrow. quite a cold start to wednesday. bright and sunny day tomorrow. highs reaching near 50. cold mornings and chilly afternoons with sunshine on thursday, friday, and saturday. increasing clouds sunday. still chilly. might get rain sunday evening into monday. stay tuned. we'll keep yo
in front of him in boston, romney cong t congratulated the president in public. he wants to find common grounds on areas congress disagreed like the deficit and budget cuts. accepting the loss, romney urged supporters to go ahead and look for new solutions. >> the nation is at a critical point. at a time like this, we can't risk partisan bickering and political posturing. leaders have to reach across the aisle to do the people's work. we citizens have to rise in the occasion. >> this election ends romney's nearly six-year run for the presidency. he ran unsuccessfully for the nomination in 2008. there was speculation the candidates could split the electoral and popular vote. 12 hours after president obama won his second term, it's clear that he has both firmly in hanld. here is a look at the popular vote with 98% of precincts reporting. the president 60 million votes, romney 57 million. percentage wise, it gives the president a 50-48 advantage. >>> democrats are claiming a big win in virginia. tom cane beat george allen in the race for senate. kaine won by 6% in a hotly contested race. h
. that's according to a new study by brigham women's hospital in boston. researchers followed 14,000 middle aged male doctors over a decade. half took multivitamins, but after the study, those men showed no difference in the rate of heart disease. the men who took multivitamins did, however, have an 8% lower rate of cancer than those that did not take the vitamins. >>> we spend roughly one-third of our lives in the bedroom. so it is no surprise that, when things aren't healthy there, our whole lives can be affected. doctors say your bedroom should be a sanctuary, a relaxing place to let your mind and body recover. one way to make that happen, remove all the clutter and electronics like tvs, computers, and even digital clocks. get them out of the bedroom. >> everything out of the room. make it really simple. all of a sudden, they can breathe better. >> dr. wiser says another helpful tip is keep the room very dark and don't forget to wash your sheets and pillows at least once a week in hot water. >>> it won't cost you a wing and a leg to buy your thanksgiving turkey this year. that
between new york and boston later today. they are in talks to borrow trains from canada to provide more service to hard hit parts of new jersey and new york. there's progress in new york's flooded subway tunnels. crews are slowly getting the water pumped out. there's still no word on when service through lower manhattan is expected to be up and running. the entire system is running on limited service. >>> the largest marathon in the country, the new york city marathon will go on as planned sunday morning. this has become a big source of controversy. the group in charge says they turned the event into a fund-raiser to help the victims of sandy. some says it trivializes those there. there will be a 20% drop off from last year due to the storm. the thing about the storm, it runs right through manhattan. >> that race. >> that race. that marathon runs right through manhattan, just where the storm ran through. >> i think it goes through owl five burros. a lot of folks think it's a good idea. it makes the people feel good. everything is normal. how about the weather? we love what we are seeing
, the washington wizards take on the boston celtics. it's the home opener for the team. we want them to do well. tickets start at $10. there's no reason for not being there. >> it's saturday with the wizards. sunday? >> we are going to see the d.c. ride. it's in the fourth year. folks really want to put on their vintage finery, lots of tweed, shorts. you can see they look adorable. they go for a morning bike ride around washington, d.c. it's a lot of fun. a party at the brickston. >> where do they gather for that? >> you register ott dctweedride and they will e-mail you. it's free to register. >> dctweedride.event. >> finally, next week, celebrating election day. >> that's right. it's an important election. after you voted, get on and watch the results roll in with other folks who are like minded. there are a couple parties. there's going to be an awesome, nonpartisan event at the press club. it's $15. it will include a buffet. then penn social is a fun place to play t-ball, do trivia, watch the elections on a 22-foot screen. >> any admission? >> wear the i voted sticker. there are a lot more e
show they are on. >> people that drove all the way from boston to get here, a lot of dedicated fans very excited about the concert and speaking of concerts, we do have a lot of great music coming up in the next few weeks. one direction, the big boy band, is going to be here on tuesday, november 13th, and we'll actually have more of them the following day as well. >> but that's not all, wait. there's more. we've got three more concerts thanksgiving week. slow rider will be kicking things off on monday, november 19th. that's right. kessia rocks the plaza the next day. this guy goes yeah, and on wednesday, the day before thanksgiving, mr. worldwide himself, pitbull. we're calling him mr. ya. >> but this morning it's all about aerosmith. natalie's got a look at the headlines. >> all right. good morning again to you. good morning, everyone. federal officials will visit new york's staten island today which received a severe blow from hurricane sandy. nbc's andrea canning is there with more on the struggles facing the entire region. good morning, andrea. >> reporter: good morning, natalie.
by brigham and women's hospital in boston. researchers followed 14,000 male doctors for over a decade. half took multivitamins. after the study, those men showed no difference in the rate of heart disease. the men who took multivitamins did, however, have an 8% lower rate of cancer than those who did not take the vitamins. >>> it won't cost you a wing and a leg to buy your thanksgiving turkey. that's because retailers locked in their costs before the drought drove up feed prices. cold frozen turkeys were selling for $1.62 a pound in september. up from $1.57 a pound two years ago. retailers are determined to keep prices for the traditional thanksgiving main course as low as possible even though sky high corn prices have nearly doubled the cost of producing a pound of turkey this year. >>> starting today, it's going to cost you big bucks to have bags on your spirit airlines flight. the airline is going to charge $100 for passengers to check their bags at the gate. spirit is known to charge $35 for a checked bag. that's a lot. >> throw it over your shoulder. >> makes it quicker to get through
the east coast have been opening up. washington, of course, baltimore, philadelphia, boston. the number of canceled flights yesterday, about 2,900. most of those new york flights. today, we got about 600. somewhere between 570 and 600 flights canceled today, that brings to about 21,000 now. the total number of flights canceled since just before sandy and through this storm. amtrak update for you now. amtrak says it will provide modified northeast regional service between boston and new haven today and between newark and points south starting today. i want to give you an update on the subway system, as well, here. there is some subway activity north of 34th street, but below 34th street, almost nothing. and that has been a real problem for folks in new york city. all of this having a big impact on travel. if you're driving into manhattan today, the mayor has ordered you cannot be in a car with fewer than three people. i've already received e-mails and tweets and texts from friends who are trying to drive into manhattan. they say it is a mess. yet again today over the george washington br
will see airport delays stretching all the way from boston down into washington, d.c. today. so we are not quite done with this, but it's just about over. that's the good news. we have to wait and see what else is coming. guys, back to you. >> all right, al. thank you very much. of course, not everyone is as fortunate as that woman we saw who got her power back in the middle of that interview. tens of thousands of homeowners are still in the dark ten days after sandy. nbc's erica hill is in ocean side, new york. on long island, good morning. >> reporter: hey, matt, good morning to you. driving around here, you have to be so careful of the power lines, which as you can see are weighted down now even lower under all of this snow. as of midnight, an additional 20,000 here on long island are without power. and the local power company says they will get to them. but they're in line behind all of the people they still need to bring power back to who lost it after sandy. that small solitude for people like the davises behind me who have been without power for more than a week. streets are
outside of boston. when governor romney walked inside, he was asked by one of the reporters who followed him who do you vote for? he said i think you know who. this is the end of a six-year journey for governor romney, a presidential bid that dates back that long. today he's actually going back on the campaign trail. he's going to head to ohio and pennsylvania to try to rally support there, motivate supporters and also thank some of his volunteers. the president, of course, voted earlier. he voted last week. he is spending this day in chicago in what has become an annual tradition, at least on election day for the president is that he's going to have a game of basketball with some of his close friends, by natalie, as we have witnessed, this is an exceedingly close race right now and both sides are particularly confident that despite polls that may show the president with the lead they are going to come out victorious tomorrow. that's the latest from here. now back to you. >> peter alexander in belmont, massachusetts. and a reminder can you catch all of our nbc election night coverage liv
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